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August 25, 2019

Sen. Skinner’s SB 330: One-Size Housing Approval Devalues Community Voices

Embarcadero Institute’s plain-language analysis of SB 330's preemption of local planning and zoning processes and limited public engagement in development decisions.

August 8, 2019

CityLab's Laura Bliss: Bridging the NIMBY/YIMBY Divide

CityLab West Coast Bureau Chief Laura Bliss looks beyond the charged rhetoric of California's housing crisis to uncover what motivates both opponents and proponents of efforts to increase housing density throughout the state.

June 17, 2019

Minneapolis’s Residential Upzoning Risks Unintended Consequences: Alissa Luepke Pier

Minneapolis City Planning Commissioner Alissa Luepke-Pier shares the potential unintended consequences of the city's "bold" move to eliminate single-family zoning.

May 30, 2019

LA City Council's Mike Bonin on Transit Equity & SB 50's Affordability Failure

Councilmember Mike Bonin discusses how blanket upzoning could impact efforts to develop an equitable, high-quality public transportation network in Los Angeles.

May 27, 2019

South Los Angeles Forum Opposes SB 50

City Council President Herb Wesson and advocate Romero Malveaux opine on the value of single-family neighborhoods and voice concern over displacement, gentrification, and affordability.

May 27, 2019

UCLA's Ananya Roy on Housing Inequality & Market-Driven Displacement

TPR is proud to present the following interview with Dr. Ananya Roy, professor of urban planning and founding director of the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

May 27, 2019

San Diego Mayoral Candidate Barbara Bry on Addressing Affordability Without Devaluing Community Planning

San Diego Councilmember Barbara Bry discusses the ongoing housing crisis and her vision for dense, neighborhood-driven transit-oriented communities in San Diego.

May 20, 2019

 Sen. Wiener's SB 50 Prompts Filing of Constitutional Amendment

TPR presents the text of the Workforce Housing and Neighborhood Protection Act, a recently filed amendment to the California state constitution to address the roles that both state and local governments have in incenting the production of affordable housing.

May 15, 2019

An Open Letter to Scott Wiener: SB 50 Empowers Wall Street to Commoditize Housing By Right!

An open letter to Senator Wiener by Hydee Feldstein, of the Land Use Committee of the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council, identifies alarming, pocket-lining loopholes that could permanently impact California communities.

May 9, 2019

Richard Florida: 'Build More Housing' Is No Match for Inequality

Richard Florida responds to findings by UCLA professor Michael Storper suggesting that untargeted upzoning can exacerbate high housing costs, inequality, and displacement.

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